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    Summary

    This vacancy announcement is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Hiring Initiative. One or more positions may be filled.

    YOU MUST APPLY FOR ALL OF THE DUTY STATIONS FOR WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED.

    Students who will complete the requirements for their degree by June 30, 2019 may apply to the national recruitment vacancy announcements.

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    Responsibilities

    The salary for each location falls under the Rest of the United States pay table. Locality tables may be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/

    These are developmental positions designed to provide a period of growth that involves opportunities to apply the knowledge gained through a formal education to day-to-day operational issues and to gain the professional skills to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities as a Wildlife Refuge Specialist.

    Duties include:
    -Performing routine day-to-day assignments of a technical biological nature that are required for the effective and efficient operation and support biological support programs and services of the assigned Refuge/Wetland Management District.
    -Participating in the development of Comprehensive Conservation Plans, Habitat Management Plans, Land Acquisition and Protection Plans, and other similar actions.
    -Participating and assisting in various phases of administration, yearly work program planning and implementation, preparation of program schedules, work schedules, and maintenance of statistical records reflecting work accomplishments and activities, reports, and planning.

    PHYSICAL AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or marshy surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. Work requires above average agility and dexterity.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel will be required for training, meetings, and to conduct field work.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524154600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.